Moon message

Discussion in 'The Fire For Effect and Totally Politically Incorr' started by Gunfyter, Aug 9, 2004.

  1. Gunfyter

    Gunfyter New Member

    Mar 25, 2003
    Western Maryland
    When NASA was preparing for the Apollo Project, it took the astronauts to a Navajo reservation in Arizona for training. One day, a Navajo elder and his son came across the space crew walking among the rocks.

    The elder, who spoke only Navajo, asked a question. His son translated for the NASA people: "What are these guys in the big suits doing?"

    One of the astronauts said that they were practicing a trip to the moon. When his son relayed this comment the Navajo elder got quite excited and asked if it would be possible to give to the astronauts a message to deliver to the moon.

    Recognizing a promotional opportunity when he saw one, a NASA official accompanying the astronauts said, "Why certainly!" and told an underling to get a tape recorder.

    The Navajo elders comments into the microphone were brief. The NASA official asked the son if he would translate what his father had said. The son listened to the recording and laughed uproariously. But he refused to translate.

    So the NASA people took the tape to a nearby Navajo village and played it for other members of the tribe. They too laughed long and loudly but also refused to translate the elders' message to the moon.

    An official government translator was summoned. After he finally stopped laughing the translator relayed the message:

    "Watch out for these a**holes. They have come to steal your land."
  2. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Mar 27, 2003
    At SouthernMoss' side forever!
    I would say that's probably a natural reaction, GF.

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  3. jsmarriner

    jsmarriner New Member

    May 13, 2004
    The sad part is that the old guy was right. We have taken a proud people who were close to nature and would never harm her, and turned them into Casino owners. Only fitting though, we stold thier land, they steal back our money with slots and Blackjack.
  4. 1952Sniper

    1952Sniper New Member

    Aug 22, 2002
    You can bet that if there had been anyone on the moon, we would have stolen their land. The only reason we haven't been back to the moon is because it was no fun stealing land from someone who wasn't there.
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